Aug 14, 2022 1 min read

How to install themes on your Steam Deck

How to install themes on your Steam Deck

Want a fresh look for your Steam Deck experience? You can install themes to switch up the user interface — here's how.

A neat feature of the Steam Deck is customizability. In fact, you can even install themes.

The process is relatively simple, but for it to work, you must follow my guide on installing the plugin loader.

You can find it below, so follow the first part of the guide and come back when you’re done. I’ll wait...

How to install PowerTools and other plugins on your Steam Deck
Thanks to the open nature of the Steam Deck (it’s a PC, dummy!), the community is able to develop a whole set of hacks to enable powerful functions on the Deck. One of such tools is the Decky loader (formally known as plugin loader). With it, you can install various

Decky loader installed? Great!

Open it up by pressing the Quick Access button (that’s the one on the right side with the three dots (•••)) and scroll down to the loader.

Next, click on the shopping bag icon and look for CSS Loader. Install this. When done, you can then navigate to the CSS loader and go to its integrated theme store.

Here you’ll find everything your modder’s heart desires, so go ham!

Kevin Wammer
Gamer since the age of 3. Fell in love with tech while hacking PSPs for fun. I have a tri-force on my forearm.

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